I am excited and pleased to share that I have been invited to participate in Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conferences’ Community Empowerment Dinner.
This year’s Community Empowerment Dinner will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown Washington, D.C.
on Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 7:06-9:00pm, and will feature a facilitated panel discussion focused
around Education and Mentorship as key tools to address the myriad challenges and opportunities currently facing the African American community.
Community leaders, and innovators are invited from across the country to come together to learn and cultivate new
ideas, discuss challenges, and develop solutions to some of the nation’s toughest issues. Alpha Phi Alpha intends to
inspire continued advocacy, support and future collaborations amongst leaders and organizations dedicated to
becoming twenty-first century change agents.
The official description of our session is as follows:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity presents a community empowerment dinner with a discussion on mentorship and education in our communities. Additionally, we will discuss the impact of local elections on receiving funding for public education in urban and economically disenfranchised communities. This event will welcome guest panels to respond to the thoughts and discussion that take place at the dinner table. The discussion is meant to inspire, inform, and empower guest to become a catalyst for change in our communities.
Thousands of attendees from across the country and around the world attend this four-day conference to learn about the challenges and opportunities facing black America and the Diaspora. ALC provides the platform for collaboration and policy development to occur among international, national, state and local leaders and their constituents through regional forums, national summits, and policy-centered conferences. This year’s ALC theme, “It Starts With You”, is a call to action to be and lead the positive change needed in public policy. ALC provides an African-American perspective on public policy with thought-provoking and educational policy forums, community education workshops and policy briefs.
As excited and honored I am to be invited as a guest panelist, I am grateful for the opportunity to share my experiences, knowledge and insight on this platform. I am thankful for my illustrious fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc for thinking of me and inviting me to this stage. I hope to share with you all my experience and any new information I am able to learn by attending.
Continue to send your positive thoughts my way as I continue to humbly Lead, Motivate and Inspire!